Advertising film presenting landmarks, businesses and people of a well-known Philadelphia suburb, one of the planned communities built by William Levitt & Sons. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Levittown, Pa., Philadelphia, Pa., Suburbia
The beauty and functionality of asbestos sidewalls. With a visit to Levittown, N.Y. and an interview with Norman Denny, vice president of materials for Levitt & Sons, builders. An excellent film on Fifties standardized building processes. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Houses and homes, Minerals: Asbestos, Suburbia
byFord Motor Company, Tractor and Implement Division
Shows how Ford earthmoving equipment helps the builders of Levittown, Pennsylvania achieve great economies of scale. With excellent images of home and infrastructure building. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Suburbia, Levittown, Pa., Houses and homes
Activities at the newly opened Beany's drive-through fast food restaurant, Long Beach, California, 1952 or 1953. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: California, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, fast food, restaurants, food, car culture, automobiles,...
Relates how Americans build, from youth throughout life, by using their ingenuity not only in technological advancement but in everyday efforts by everyone. ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Chevrolet, industrial films, sponsored films, institutional advertising, automobiles, 1960s,...